NYSE:WEA - Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.78 +0.06 (+0.47 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.78
Today's Range$12.70 - $12.78
52-Week Range$12.50 - $14.34
Volume32,800 shs
Average Volume31,492 shs
Market Capitalization$154.52 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.01%
Beta0.42
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Western Asset Management Company. The fund is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company Limited, Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd., and Western Asset Management Company Ltd. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. The fund primarily invests in investment grade bonds, including corporate bonds, U.S. government and agency securities, and mortgage related securities. It seeks to maintain an average duration of around two to three years with an average credit quality of BBB. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital U.S. Corporate High Yield Index and the Barclays Capital U.S. Credit Index. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund was formed on March 28, 2002 and is domiciled in the United States.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Asset Management
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancial Services
SymbolNYSE:WEA
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-626-8449400

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Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
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Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares11,900,000
Market Cap$154.52 million

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock symbol?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WEA."

How often does Western Asset Premier Bond Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.065 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $0.78 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 23rd. View Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's Dividend History.

Who are some of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's key competitors?

Who are Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's key executives?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Trustee (Age 60)
  • Mr. Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Todd F. Kuehl, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Paul Jablansky, Co-Head of Mortgage Investments Team and Portfolio Mang.
  • Ms. Susan Kerr, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer (Age 69)

Has Western Asset Premier Bond Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WEA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the investment management company an impact score of 47.51 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

Who are Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's major shareholders?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sit Investment Associates Inc. (3.25%), ProVise Management Group LLC (1.88%), Robinson Capital Management LLC (1.66%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.63%), Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.38%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.10%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock?

WEA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock?

WEA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James & Associates, Robinson Capital Management LLC, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, ProVise Management Group LLC and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

How do I buy shares of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Shares of WEA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock price today?

One share of WEA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.78.

How big of a company is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund has a market capitalization of $154.52 million.

How can I contact Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's mailing address is 385 E Colorado Blvd, PASADENA, CA 91101-1923, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at +1-626-8449400.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE WEA)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  61 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  66 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  127
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Asset Premier Bond Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WEA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WEA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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